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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Clara-Lin Tappa appointed, confirmed as Kenosha County human resources director

Clara Tappa

An experienced corporate administrator will serve as Kenosha County’s new director of human resources.

Clara-Lin Tappa’s appointment to the position was approved unanimously by the County Board Tuesday night. Since May, Tappa has worked alongside longtime ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

County Board Chairman appoints Daniel Gaschke to fill vacant 7th District seat

Daniel Gaschke

Kenosha County Board Chairman Daniel Esposito tonight appointed Daniel Gaschke to fill the vacant 7th District seat on the board.

Gaschke, who was confirmed by the County Board on a unanimous vote, succeeds Supervisor Dayvin Hallmon, who resigned from the ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Proposed 2019 budget lowers taxes, increases services and commitment to infrastructure

2019 budget presentation

County Executive Jim Kreuser delivered the 2019 Budget Proposal to the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 2, 2018. This budget includes a reduction in property taxes, along with an increased commitment to infrastructure improvements.

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

National Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 27; local drop-off sites available 365 days a year

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Kenosha County will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.

Residents are invited and encouraged to bring their unwanted and unused medications to drop-of...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Kenosha County, city officials encourage voter registration in advance of November election

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and City of Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian are calling on residents to make sure they’re registered to vote before the Nov. 6 election.

“Now is the time to make sure you’re ready to cast a ballot on or before Election Da...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Kenosha County presents 2017 Youth Justice Report

DCFS staff

Delinquency referrals are continuing to trend downward, while the number of juvenile arrests has remained steady.

These were among the primary takeaways of Kenosha County’s 2017 Youth Justice Report, unveiled during a presentation in Circuit Judge Jodi Mei...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment Program marks 10 years of success

2018 Summer Youth Employment Program

Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment program recently completed its 10th season, providing work experience and life lessons to 210 participants at 35 worksites.

Modeled off of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Comprehensive Ga...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Portion of Highway W to close for road embankment project

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A road embankment stabilization project will cause a long-term closure on Kenosha County Trunk Highway W (Fox River Road) in the Village of Salem Lakes.

The closure – in the 8900 block of Highway W, just north of Highway F – is scheduled to begin Tuesday, ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

With 25th anniversary approaching, Kenosha County ME’s Office continues probe of 1993 John Doe case

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As the John Doe mystery of an unidentified body found alongside a set of railroad tracks in Pleasant Prairie hits the quarter-century mark next week, the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office is turning to cutting-edge technology to identify the man.

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Kenosha County opens Fox River Park Overnight Lodge

A newly renovated facility within Kenosha County’s Fox River Park will provide overnight camp accommodations for scouts and other civic groups.

Kenosha County Parks staff along with community volunteers and local businesses recently put the finishing touch...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Chairman selects Somers Trustee Joe Cardinali to fill 15th District County Board seat

Joe Cardinali

Kenosha – County Board Chairman Daniel Esposito has selected Village of Somers Trustee Joe Cardinali to fill the vacant 15th District County Board seat.

The vacancy occurred following the death of 15th District Supervisor Greg Retzlaff in June. Retzlaff wa...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Veterans Treatment Court seeks peer mentor volunteers

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The Veterans Treatment Court of the Second Judicial District of Wisconsin is looking for volunteer peer mentors to help provide an individualized support system for veterans going through the court.

Peer mentors are intended to be a guiding influence, a sh...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Kenosha County Tree Program adds online store

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Kenosha County’s Tree and Shrub Program is now offering people the opportunity to make purchases through an online store.

The program, which has sold nearly one million trees to residents over the last 25 years, previously accepted orders only through pape...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Kenosha County to offer Narcan training twice monthly

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Beginning in January, the Kenosha County Division of Health will offer Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray training the first Monday and third Thursday of each month at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

Training is free, and a free Narcan nasal ...

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